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Coloring Books – New Releases – July 2020

My pick of the new coloring books releases for July 2020

Coloring Books – New Releases –  July 2020

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This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all coloring books being released. Bear in mind, that there are hundreds and hundreds of books being released every month. I cannot possibly keep up with all of them!

This list of new releases is only books that have taken my fancy, and that I think that you may like as well. Due to the high cost of postage for most readers, this list will usually not include International releases.

Many of these books I will be reviewing as part of my coloring book reviews.

Please also bear in mind that different countries often have different publication dates. Something may be released in the US earlier than in the UK or vice versa.

If you know of a new release that you think I may be interested in, leave a comment in the area below

let’s go …

Creative Haven Spectacular Sea Life Designs Coloring Book

This sea-themed coloring book from Angela Porter was released in the US in June but is now available on Book Depository for those outside the US. The publisher’s blurb promises “The 31 stylized designs feature starfish, octopuses, shells, corals, and more, swirling within mesmerizing highlights of waves and ripples. A must for colorists who enjoy beautiful tangled patterns with a whimsical touch.” Creative Haven coloring books are great value featuring single sided perforated pages and two colored inspirational images.

Pages: 64

Publication Date: 17 June 2020 (US)

Where to Buy Creative Haven: Spectacular Sea Life Designs Coloring Book

Creative Haven Dazzling Diner Designs

Another fun coloring book from Creative Haven illustrated by Jessica Mazurkiewicz.     I love American diners and am super excited to see a diner themed coloring book!   It’s going on my wish list!   The publisher’s blurb promises “an era of soda jerks and carhops with 31 delightful retro diner designs. Nostalgic scenes include drive-ins, soda fountains, vintage jukeboxes, and trays of mouthwatering all-American burgers and fries, all enhanced with fun, kitschy patterns that celebrate the distinctive style of the 1950s.”   As usual with Creative Haven books artwork is printed on single pages that are perforated.

Pages: 64

Publication Date:  31 July 2020

Where to Buy Creative Haven Dazzling Diner Designs

Women + Patterns + Plants: A Self-Care Coloring Book

I am a woman that loves plants so this seems like a great book for me!   The publisher’s blurb promises “illustrations that celebrate the wild woman, and the natural world she lives in ….richly patterned images of women surrounded by flora and forest, in yoga poses, lost in dreams, and flourishing in the light. Along with the art, you’ll find haiku, reflections, and prompts to awaken the mind and heart.

Pages: 120

Publication Date: 7 July 2020

Where to Buy Women + Patterns + Plants: A Self-Care Coloring Book

Mystic Illusions Coloring Book

This coloring and activity book by Beverly Yablin appears to be the illustrator’s first coloring book.   At the time of writing a “look inside” was not available and I am not familiar with this illustrator’s portfolio.     The cover art intrigued me as well as the description which promises “serene landscapes of garden designs with denizens of the garden…. It is a multi-cultural book that appeals to individuals from all nations….Each page has a mysterious element to inspire your creativity and help bring you to a relaxing mode. There are 30+ pages of imaginary places to color and embellish. You can add extra creativity by applying jewels to the finished pieces. Many of these coloring pages reflect a modern view of women in our society. Some of the figures are warrior types and some are reflective of Victorian ladies in imaginary settings.

Pages: 64

Publication Date: 4 July 2020

Where to Buy Mystic Illusions Coloring Book

Tangle Wood  & Tangle Magic (large format editions)

Jessica Palmer has created a larger format edition of her previous coloring books Tangle Wood and Tangle Magic.   The books appear to be approximately 28mm larger and 60 gm heavier than previous editions of these books.   The page count remains the same at 80 pages with double page spreads and interactive with things to find. The publisher’s blurb states “The images all have a magical woodland theme, and each one includes a hidden jewel, intricately worked into the design, which will include rings, brooches, pendants, chains, bracelets and earrings featuring insects, animals and leafy patterns. The book includes designs that fit on a single page as well as those that extend across a double-page spread. Some of the designs fill the entire page and others sit within it. Others have space left for the reader to extend the design themselves.





Pages: 80

Publication Date: 14 July 2020

Where to Buy Tangle Wood Coloring Book

Book Depository

Where to Buy Tangle Magic Coloring Book

Book Depository

Off with Their Heads Coloring Book 

The look inside of this coloring book features some images, that while not my style, I am sure would appeal to many colorists.   The publisher’s blurb promises “A coloring book that brings back the whimsy and delight of the olden days, when more often than not it was the maiden who slayed the dragon, and the heads of tyrants were carried off at the end of a pike.”

Pages: 24

Publication Date: 1 July 2020

Where to Buy Off With Their Heads Coloring Book

Rocker Chics by Deborah Muller

Deborah Muller is due to release a new coloring book this month called Rocker Chics.  At the time of writing, the book has not been published and cover art has not been revealed.   I will update this post when more information is available.


Publication Date: July 2020

Where to Buy Rocker Chics Coloring Book


Zen Color Coloring Books

Zen Color is releasing 4 coloring book titles this month –  Mandalas, Wilderness, Aquatica, and Superflora.  Each book features 24 illustrations to color with the title theme.





Publication Date: 1 July 2020

Where to Buy Zen Color

Whimsy Girls Through the Decades Coloring Book

Hannah Lynn has a new coloring book that feature her whimsical girls throughout time.    You will find “fun historical fashions and scenes spanning more than a century,”.   There are 25 designs that have been duplicated – one being an original version and one a simplified version.

Pages: 103

Publication Date: 30 June 2020

Where to Buy Whimsy Girls Through the Decades Coloring Book

Coloring Books marketed for Young Colorists (but older colorists can enjoy as well)

My Magical World!

A number of coloring books are being released (with cute stickers) being Unicorns Coloring Book,  Fairies Coloring Book, Princesses Coloring Book,  Princess Castle Coloring Book.    Each book features cute images that can be colored by young colorists or more advanced colorists.





Pages: 64

Publication Date:  1 July 2020

Where to Buy Magical Worlds! Coloring Books

Princess Castle – Book Depository

Fairies – Book Depository

Fairies – Amazon US

Unicorns – Book Depository

Unicorns – Amazon US

Princesses – Book Depository

Princesses – Amazon US

Sassie’s New Home: A Coloring Book

This coloring book is marketed towards children who have lost a pet.  It is based on the storybook and features artwork that has been modified for coloring.  Dealing with the loss of a pet is hard (even on big kids).    The book promises lovely illustrations to color as well as “drawing prompts to help kids cope with the death of a pet.”

Pages: 22

Where to Buy Sassie’s New Home Coloring Book

Peter and the Whimper Whiney’s Coloring Book

Peter and the Whimper Whineys is a cute coloring book that features images traced from the original storybook.    The publisher’s blurb promises “This coloring book version of the best-selling “whine-stopper” children’s story was designed for kids to enjoy reading the rhyming, as well as being able to illustrate their own version of Peter’s nocturnal adventure into the woods.”

Pages:  30

Date of Publication: 22 June 2020

Where to Buy Peter and the Whimper Whiney’s Coloring Book


A Natural History of Color: The Science Behind What We See and How We See it

This book. has really piqued my interest because we all see color in a different way.   Understanding the reason and expanding our knowledge of color I think would be really helpful.   The publisher’s blurb promises “A star curator at the American Museum of Natural History widens the palette and shows how the physical, natural, and cultural context of color are inextricably tied to what we see right before our eyes.

Pages: 272

Publication Date: 7 July 2020

Where to Buy A Natural History of Color

Happy coloring x


About the author


I'm Lea and I love everything to do with coloring! If it is a coloring book, a poster or even a bookmark that you can color in, I'm all over it. Of course, a girl has to have some pencils, markers, gelly rolls, pastels and what not to make those pictures pretty and I love those as well.

Whilst my coloring style lacks skill, I am enthusiastic and focused on enjoying the moment and having fun.

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